“White Fang” starts out with 2 men and a group of 6 sled dogs traveling across the Arcticwith a dead man in a coffin. This group was followed by a pack of famished wolves. Eachnight a female half wolf half dog would seduce a dog away and allow the pack to kill him.
This killing of the dogs lasted until there were 3 dogs remaining. One man tried to save a4th dog that was being killed by the wolves and ended up getting killed also.
From then onthe wolves closed in on the camp of the remaining man and 2 dogs. Just as the fire, thatwas keeping the wolves away, on the camp burned low a rescue party came and saved theman and the 2 dogs from being eaten. After departing the pack came upon a 800 lb. bullmoose. From there the pack split up to mate 3 wolves followed the half wolf half dog orthe she-wolf. The 3 wolves fought and One- eye, a old fighting wolf, won and won therights to the she-wolf.
The she-wolf gave birth to 5 wolf pups. The only one to survivewas a spunky cub named White Fang. White Fang became a pet of the Indians. He movedwith the Indians everywhere they traveled, yet he still heard the call of the wild. Theycherished him as he became a great fighter, fighting dogs. He became wise and learnedmany tricks. His value to them was priceless except a man named Beauty Smith found away to buy him through liquor. Beauty Smith used White Fang as a valuable fighter. Hearranged fights and took in bets on them. White Fang whipped everybody he fought untilhe fought a pitbull. The pitbull had White Fang by the neck and was slowly going in toopen the jugular. Then a man named Weedon Scott punched Beauty Smith and pried thepitbull’s teeth off of White Fang’s neck. Scott started to love White Fang and pet him.
White Fang was afraid at first that Scott would hurt him. White Fang came to love Scott.
White Fang even got sick and wouldn’t eat when Scott left once. Scott was going to leavea second time but White White Fang jumped through a window and Scott took him withhim to his home in the Sierra Vista. Scott’s dad was a judge and a man named Jim Hallwas going to kill Judge Scott. White Fang sensed a intruder in the house and killed him.
White Fang was shot but recovered and lived the rest of his days in the Sierra Vista. Words/ Pages : 420 / 24
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